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  MSNBC    First Look    News/Business. The day's  
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    January 28, 2013
    2:00 - 2:29am PST  

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♪ no matter what city you're playing tomorrow. [ coughs ] [ male announcer ] you can't let a cold keep you up tonight. ♪ vicks nyquil -- powerful nighttime 6-symptom cold & flu relief. ♪ thanks to our roundtable this morning. before we go, quick programming note. you can watch this week's press pass conversation with vice
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president and director for foreign policy at the brookings institute, martin indyk, on some of the big bets president obama is making during his second term in foreign policy. good monday morning for you on first look. coming up, democrats insist on a single bill and republicans insist they better change or risk further election. a wave of unrest leaves more than 50 dead and a state of emergency in egypt over islamist policy. ice storms and snow headed to the mideast. a possible breakthrough to help migraine sufferers. and the president obama on hillary clinton and the outlook for 2016. >> you guys in the press are
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incorrigible. i was literally inaugurated four days ago. and you're talking about elections four years from now. it's nice to see you. i'm veronica de la cruz. this week, president obama puts immigration reform front and center on his agenda. on tuesday he will outline his overhaul in a major speech in las vegas, and even a bipartisan group of senators is on board to reform the system that impacts 11 million undocumented people in america. tracie potts has details for us. good morning. >> reporter: veronica, good morning. keep in mind we will see some action today, but this is far from final. we will see a four-page document that both democrats and republicans think will work. this afternoon a small group of democrats and republicans will announce they've come up with a recipe for immigration reform. >> to have an immigration law we can live with.
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>> border patrol, employer verificati verification, guest worker program, and a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >> americans support it in pole after pole. la ten knows want be it. fourth republicans need it. >> reporter: both sides need it. for president obama, that's a first term promise. >> i do think there's room for us to come together and finally get things done. >> reporter: for republicans it could be the key to winning in 2016. last year 70% of hispanics voted for president obama. >> we are losing dramatically the hispanic vote which we think should be ours for a variety of reasons. >> reporter: the president will talk about in las vegas. some republicans remain skeptical. >> if you're looking to play politics or does he want to solve the problem? we don't know the answer to that yet. >> reporter: the president speaks tuesday. lawmakers lay out their plans today. keep in mind this is just an
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outline, just really a beginning, veronica. lawmakers would need to work out the details. here on capitol hill is the tricky part. >> that is right. tracie potts in washington. tracie, thank you. president obama and ril ri clinton were interviewed. >> we had such agreement on what needed to be done for our country. >> made for tough debates, by the way. >> it did. >> we could never figure out what we differed on. hillary mentioned part of our bond is we've been through a lot of the same stuff and part of being through the same stuff is getting whacked around in political campaigns. being criticized in the press. we've both built some pretty thick skin. by the time hillary joined the administration i felt very confident and comfortable in our
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working relationship. i think what did evolve was a friendship as opposed to just professional relationship. egyptians in three suez canal provinces are under a state of emergency this morning and will be subject to a curfew tonight. egypt's president muhammad delivered the angry edict. he hopes to prevent them from spinning out of control. nbc's ayman mohyeldin is with us. >> reporter: a state of emergency has been declared following president muhammad morsi's announcement. it has been a step that many people here would not have imagined two years after the fact. now it comes on the heels of four days of very intense fighting between police and protesters.
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in fact, egyptian military has been also deployed in the cities of suez. the protesters, those who have been participating, have been angry about the slow transition of democracy. they're asking president muhammad morsi to cancel policies. he's holding talks with the members of the opposition. the members of the opposition say they will not participate unless president morsi is serious about resolving this conflict. hundreds of families in brazil are mourning lost loved ones after a nightclub went up in flames killing a staggering 232 people. officials believe it was caused by a pyrotechnic display. the club's single exit was partially blocked by victim's bodies. it carries haunting similarities to a nightclub fire in 2003 that
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killed 100 people. now to a dramatic rescue. a helicopter had to be called in when a pickup truck carrying two women and a 14 month old toddler was washed up the road. the child was too small for a regular rescue plane. he was placed in a dive bag that was hoisted up. now here is your first look at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. 2014 just got a little more interesting now that long-time iowa democratic senator tom hark kin has decided not to run for a sixth term. the candidates are already lining up for a shot at that seat. republican presidential candidate mitt romney said he is not going away. he will not run for office again but he adds that he will help gop candidates in future races. sarah palin says losing her job on fox news doesn't mean
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that she's going to go either. she's not going to retreat from her political position. she says, quote, we haven't begun the fight. paul ryan, the 2012 vice presidential nominee was on nbc's meet the president with some unusual praise for outgoing secretary of state, hillary clinton. >> if we had a clinton presidency, she'd staff the white house, i think we would have fixed this fiscal mess by now. that's not the kind of presidency we're dealing with right now. a week after president obama took the oath of office we have a bizarre treat for you. here's part of the bad lipreading version of the president and chief justice john roberts. >> elvis presley has sex a seal. >> do the space man boogie. >> i'll brush on my sassy face. >> there's two different ien stiens. >> there's two different
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einsteins. >> i enjoy makeup. >> i enjoy makeup. >> that's all. and that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. go ahead and take a look at the national weather. we turn to nbc meteorologist bill karins. >> it doesn't have to make sense to be funny. >> i enjoy putting on makeup at the end? >> why not. don't we all? good morning, everyone. we've got issues out there with snow and ice and freezing rain. later on this week severe thunderstorms. this radar map looks like a christmas tree lit up this morning. the white shows you where we're dealing with the snow. the pink shows you where there's freezing rain and the green is where it's plain old rain. you notice that the white is a burst of snow initially and then it goes over to freezing rain. it's already snowing in baltimore. baltimore is reporting snow, probably going over to freezing rain shortly. the temperatures are important. you notice we're at 32 in baltimore. d.c. we're at 34. in d.c. and the belt way the roads are fine. once you get out of the city
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there could be trouble on the roads. then you'll go over to freezing rain. altoona over to freezing rain. pittsburgh, you're now at 32 degrees and you'll warm up from here. be careful on the sidewalks. anywhere outside of the city it's going to be a crunchy drive this morning. overnight we got that throughout the great lakes. now it's starting to warm up and melt. there's probably a little bit of snow and ice from detroit and northward. all of this through central michigan. we've improved it dramatically throughout the ohio valley. notice the temperature in chicago up to 44. no more problems there with any of the ice. plenty cold enough in southern new england. it's going to begin in your area, say new york city, between 9:00 and 10:00 a.m. up into southern new england before the noon hour before we get it heading up into central new england. winter weather advisories kerkt cut, new york state, vermont a little piece of maine and they go all the way down outsite of
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d.c. we've had freezing rain problems in virginia, charlottesville. today the problem, the snow and ice. possible airport delays. veronica, as we go through the next 24 to 48 hours, severe weather outbreak. we'll be talking tornadoes. >> going to be a mess out there. thank you, bill. straight ahead on this monday morning, relief for migraine sufferers, plus the pentagon puts cyber 2030 front and center. after the 49ers arrive in new orleans, there is a white house petition to make super bowl monday a national holiday. should it and could it happen? you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters?
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welcome back. here are stories making news this morning. the senate is expected to approve more than $50 billion in aid for victims of hurricane sandy which hit the northeast over three months ago. the pentagon is about to expand its cyber-security force five-fold to meet increasing threats against the nation's computer networks. the expansion would add 4,000
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people to a unit that only has 900 employees now. two oil barges hit a railroad bridge on the mississippi river near vicksburg and began leading crude oil. the coast guard says a leaking tank filled with 80,000 gallons of crude has been contained. back in 1999, the colorado grand jury looking into the death of jonbenet ramsey voted to indict her parents on charges of child abuse resulting in death. but the court said there was not enough evidence in the case. president obama is a football fan that thinks the game will have to change because of the danger from the violent hits involved. the president told the new republic it will be better for the players. especially those still in college. casey anthony has filed for bankruptcy on debts of almost $800,000. she faces three civil lawsuits, but most of the money is owed to her defense attorney who won her acquittal in 2011 on charges of murdering her 2-year-old daughter caylee.
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well, markets kick off on a high note this week. the dow is up 6% for january. opens the week at 13,895. the s&p was up 8, the nasdaq gained 19. overseas, the nikkei dropped 102 but the hang seng, that rose 91. one week until the big game but on wall street it is the super bowl of data. this morning industrial heavy weight caterpillar tips things off in earnings before the bell. exxon mobil is also on deck. investors will be looking for clues for how long apple will hold on by largest company by market cap. and more on yahoo!'s turnaround after market close today. a slew of economic data out this week will help determine whether the s&p stays above the 1,500 milestone for the first time since 2007. later this week, we'll see jobs last month and whether the unemployment rate dips below the current 7.8%. you may be hearing buzz about new credit card fees at
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the cash register thanks to a class action settlement between credit card companies and merchants. don't pack panic, experts don't think many retailers plan to impose that charge. at the pump, gas prices have jumped two cents in the last weeks to $3.34 on average for a gallon of regular. also on the rise, a first-class postage stamp up a penny to 46 cents. a study by the fresh produce association of america shows tomatoes could jump from $2.50 a pound to $5 a pound by this spring if a u.s. trade agreement with mexico ends. and here is a cause that we can get behind. thousands have already signed a white house petition asking the obama administration to declare each monday after the super bowl an official day off. i think we can all use that. migraine sufferers, listen
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washington state park is facing a bizarre case. 21 maple trees, some more than 100 years old have been cut down and stolen from the park. rangers say based on the size and nature of the pieces stolen, thieves took the fine wood to make these maple guitars and violins. even if the thieves are caught, the century old trees can't be replaced. pirates have taken over. thousands of visitors flocked to the downtown parade this weekend to see the pirate parade. party goers flocked to the streets and waters off tampa
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looking for fun. best costumes and characters can be seen every year. this tradition dates all the way back to 1904. bitter controlled made for ideal conditions in lake city wisconsin at the 2013 gold can you be championship regatta of ice boat racing. hundreds of competitors flocked to the frozen lake this weekend for their annual adrenaline rush. those braving the cold say no other type of sailing compares to the thrill of skating across the ice at 60 to 70 miles per hour. in sports now, the love fest at the nfl pro bowl. eli manning of the new york giants tossed two touchdown passes, including one to minnesota's kyle rudolph who was named mvp of the game. the nfc went on to beat the afc 62-35. carmelo anthony tied a franchise record with nine three-pointers against atlanta. in the closing seconds anthony
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made a three-point play to give the knicks 106-104 victory over the hawks. paul pierce led the celtics to a win over the miami heat. rajon rondo will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. tiger woods will have a six shot lead when the farmers open resumes today. over the years woods has led the course. baltimore ravens linebacker brendan ayanbadeo says he will be talking about same-sex marriage. he'll go on the ellen show to talk about marriage ee quality. for another look at the weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins to talk about the weather. >> we have the snow and freezing rain this morning, but then as we go through tuesday into wednesday, talking severe weather outbreak. it's going to feel like spring.
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areas that were so frigid and cold are going to go to 60 to 70 degrees. then another blast of cold air behind it. that's where we're going to see a severe weather outbreak. we're concerned in the dallas area, shreveport, up to little rock, central louisiana into memphis and northern mississippi. those areas have the best chance of seeing the strongest storms with damaging wind and possibly a few tornadoes. these areas all have a chance of severe thunderstorm. alabama, all of georgia, all of the carolinas through virginia. that's where this nasty weather is going to be. we haven't had a tornado fatality in this country for almost 200 days. we don't need any. we'll have to be careful and on the lookout. just ahead, after burt reynolds spent the weekend at a florida hospital, we'll have details next. plus, when actors honor other actors at the screen actors award. and did ashton kutcher's playing steve jobs make him sick? you're watching "first look" on
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they suggest that people in happy marriages are more likely to gain weight than people who are unhappy. if your spouse is a huge, disgusting slob, congratulations, you're happily married. there are new atms that can dispense $1, $5, and wells fargo is releasing an atm that borrows money from you. now to entertainment news. "argo" was the big winner at the screen actors guild awards.
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daniel day-lewis won for "lincoln" and jennifer lawrence picked up the award for "silver linings playbook." "hansel and gretel was a winner. dennis quade's brother has been denied res sentences dense si in canada. quaid claims he is running from a group of hollywood hit men. burt reynolds was hospitalized this weekend with a severe case of the flu, spending time in the icu freezing. his rep said they were taking care of him and his mustache. >> you know he's better if they're joking. finally, ashton kutcher was so dedicated in his